Fried Soft Shell Crab and Shrimp Po' Boys

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Apr. 11, 2014

This is my idea of real comfort food on a cold, rainy day! Pure heaven between two pieces of French bread! Enjoy!


Shrimp 1/2 Pound , shelled and deveined
Crab 6
For breading mix
Self rising flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 2 Teaspoon
Granulated garlic 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Other ingredients
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
French bread 16 Inch , cut into two and split lengthways
Remoulade sauce 2 Tablespoon
Tomato slices 6
Shredded lettuce 4 Ounce
Salt & pepper To Taste
Tartar sauce 2 Tablespoon



1. Preheat the cottonseed oil to 350 F.



2. Prepare breading mix by mixing together all purpose flour, salt, granulated garlic and cayenne pepper together.

3. Dip shrimps in cold water, coat it with breading mix, dip again in cold water and re-coat evenly with breading mix, deep fry in cotton seed oil.

4. Repeat the same coating process with the soft crab shells and deep fry the crabs.



5. Spread remaoulade sauce over the bread halves. Layer it with tomato slices, season with salt and pepper. Top it with shredded lettuce.

6. Place fried shrimps evenly. Cover with the other bread slice.

7. To make the crab po boy, spread tartare sauce on one bread slice, place tomato slices and cabbage. Top it with soft shell crabs and cover with the other bread slice.



8. Arrange on a platter and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1465Calories from Fat 329

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.9%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 5303 mg220.96%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 162 g324%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet